Writing Myths Busted and Common Mistakes to Avoid!

If you’re new to the world of writing, first off – welcome! You’ve just dipped your toe into a wonderful and supportive community. Much of the time everyone stumbles over each other with offerings of help and advice, and that’s awesome! But some of the time, even though things are said with the kindest heart,…

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My non-traditional writing prompts

I know a lot of people tend to use writing prompts when they’re a bit flummoxed. I do too, though not in the traditional sense. This post is a direct result of a conversation I had the other day regarding writing prompts and what works for an individual. So, what is a writing prompt? A…

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Whiskey, Wine & Writing: The Interview

Chances are you’ve heard of the latest and greatest literary webshow, Whiskey, Wine and Writing. If not, where have you been? I first stumbled upon the show during the very crazy few weeks that made up PitchWars. The lighthearted and fun approach by Natasha Raulerson and, then host, Tiffany Hoffman, left me bubbling with laughter…

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Soul of You

I haven’t written a song in years, but in the early hours of this morning, the same few lines kept going round and round my head, bouncing through my mind. I ignored them and went to sleep. Have you ever thought of an epic line while you’re lying in bed, staring into the dark? I…

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Building Characters

Making your characters different can be a tricky thing. In my book I have a few recurring characters that are present through most of the story. So what makes one different from the other? Simple; their personalities. Consider yourself, yes you there, the one who is reading this right now. You and I are different…

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